The recipe for chicken in pita bread will come in handy in case of sudden guests. The dish can be served for Sunday breakfast or as a hot snack for a small family celebration. The snack is baked in the oven. With this method of cooking, chicken meat turns out juicy, and pita bread is not overdried.
Lavash chicken is prepared very quickly, from a simple set of products. For snacks, you need sheet pita bread. As the main meat component, you can use chicken fillet or thigh pulp. For a juicy filling, choose sour cream with a fat content of 21% or homemade cream. Spices and hot ingredients are a must, they give the neutral taste of the chicken a piquant note. The recipe is given for 3 servings.
- Lavash (1.5 sheets) – 150 g.
- Chicken fillet – 1 pc.
- Sour cream – 3 tbsp. l.
- Dill, parsley – 2 g.
- Georgian herbs – 1 tbsp. l.
- Paprika – 0.5 tsp
- Coriander – 0.5 tsp
- Garlic – 1-2 cloves.
- Tomato – 1 pc.
- Salt pepper.
How to cook:
1. Cut the chicken fillet into small cubes with a side size of 0.7 cm. It is convenient to do this if the fillet is slightly frozen with a sharp knife. Put the prepared cubes in a bowl for the preparation of the filling.
2. Add salt, pepper and dry spices. Mix the mass.
3. Cut off the sepals from the tomato, remove the seeds. Cut the pulp of the tomato into small cubes. Put on meat.
4. Grate garlic on a fine grater, put in a bowl. Add chopped greens.
5. Lay out 2.5 tbsp. l. sour cream.
6. Stir the filling, leave at room temperature for 10-15 minutes. Turn on the oven.
7. Cut the pita leaf in half. Put one third of the filling on the edge.
8. Roll up the side edges as shown in the photo.
9. Wrap the filling in an envelope. Similarly, perform two more envelopes.
10. Lubricate products with sour cream, put in a thick-walled form or grill pan. Cook in an oven preheated to 180 degrees for 25 minutes until the pita bread is browned.
11. Put the chicken in pita bread on a serving plate, garnish with fresh herbs. Serve immediately.
The appetizer has a wonderful structure – crispy pita bread and fragrant juicy filling. This dish is sure to please your loved ones.
Enjoy your meal!